1881-O VAM-1B

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1881-O VAM-1B Die Gouge in DOLLAR, Clashed Obverse s

Discovered by Larry Briggs, April 2000.
1B(revised) III2 1 · C3a (Die Gouge in DOLLAR, Clashed Obverse s) (176) I-2 R-6
Obverse III2 1 – Some show clashed die with partial incuse s of Trust showing in right hair vee of lower hair edge.
Reverse C3a – Normal die with long thin die gouge from D thru O in DOLLAR as in VAM-18.
Comments:
1 - Same reverse die Gouge as VAMs 18 , 43 , VAM-49
2 - Early die stages with a single clash do not show a clashed 's'. The 's' was transferred with a second clash, showing significant separation between clashes of the wing edge at Liberty's neck.
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LVA Plate Photos

1881-O VAM-1B Clashed S.jpg

Additional Photos

1881-O-1B-gouge.jpg
PCGS MS61